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Unique and Private Historic Home Surrounded by a Beautiful Desert Preserved

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Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

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Last updated: 03/04/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Araby cottage description

Your historic home built from rocks is beautiful inside and out. The special feeling from the home and surrounding area is the only property in Palm Springs with a retreat feeling. You can check in and never have the desire to leave. We can make all arrangements for total privacy. The Palm Canyon and Henderson Hiking Trails are steps away for hiking and horseback riding. The Palm Canyon Wash is a great for riding a mountain bike. The Indian Canyons Golf Resort and the Famous Indian Canyons - unique to the world are a stone throw away.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • A perfect retreat for anyone and everyone. Looking forward to your stay....moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Books

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is on the mountain with 360 degree mountain and city lights views. Your private oasis in the wind free South End of PS. Total privacy & a perfect couples retreat...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        2 at Breakfast Nook 2-4 in Living Room 2-4 on Outdoor Patio 2-6 in Courtyard with Firepit...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 2 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High
                          Jan 15 - Jun 15, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $300
                          $1,500 $4,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $250
                          $1,000 $3,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 11.5%

                          Notes:

                          Cashier's check or Money Order - 50% to confirm reservation plus damage deposit Of $500. in separate check. Additional amount when checking in and review of the property.


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                          Location

                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          PSP Palm Springs International Airport
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Many night spots and bars
                          Araby
                          Nearest Ferry
                          N/A
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Indian Canyons Golf Resorts
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          North Palm Springs
                          16 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Interstate 10
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          My favorite is Spencer's at the Tennis Club
                          130 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Big Bear Mountain
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          ACE Hotel Beach Club and many Palm Springs Pools

                          Car: Recommended

                          Your rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best get-a-way with hiking and mountain biking out your front door.

                          This historic site was built between 1929 to 1932 and will be your totally private oasis. The famous Indian Canyons and the Indian Canyon's Golf Resort featuring 36 holes of golf is just up the Palm Canyon Wash from your private residence. Here is a link to Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2013 Issue about our wonderful neighborhood -

                          The rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the perfect place to unwind and have total privacy.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: Planning Corporate Events and Locations for filming I have lived in Palm Springs for over 32 years as Destination Services, Locations & Events. I know the community and my children and I are very involved. We live in the Araby Cove neighborhood and the Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best of the best. All guests want to come back again and again to relax and connect.

                          Why the Owner Chose Araby:
                          Enjoy life at an awesome and perfect, totally private retreat for two people to enjoy life at every moment. The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch provides everything including Hiking, biking, walking on property. The uniqueness of this historic rock house will be your finest intimate vacation. Small elegant and beautiful and romantic with a huge fireplace and everything you need to just stay home. Venture outdoors to a patio with fire ring and tables to view 360 degrees of natural nature. The lower courtyard has a fire pit and is built to the 1932 rock grandeur. This home promises to be the perfect place for you and yours.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          The most private, exclusive, mountainside estate situated on a 20 acre preserve surrounding your private home and oasis. Hiking trails just South of Happy Canyon Ranch. You can bring or board horses on property or can make arrangements with our local stable nearby. Vacation the way you want to and leave the rest up to us. Yes we can, Yes we do and Yes we will make your special time very, very special. Once in a lifetime personal event is our business and we will deliver.


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                          • Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

                            Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

                          • Upper Patio Table for 4

                            Upper Patio Table for 4

                          • Breathtaking Views

                            Breathtaking Views

                          • Beautiful historic rock house retreat at Happy Canyon Ranch Palm Springs, CA

                            Beautiful historic rock house retreat at Happy Canyon Ranch Palm Springs, CA

                          VRBO #514999

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Friday, November 28, 2014

                          $250 - $300 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 03/04/2014
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